Time to stop using 'long COVID' - Qld health chief

By Fraser Barton
Updated March 15 2024 - 8:05pm, first published 8:02pm
Dr John Gerrard says 'long Covid' is the same as the lingering effects suffered after other viruses. (Jono Searle/AAP PHOTOS)
Dr John Gerrard says 'long Covid' is the same as the lingering effects suffered after other viruses. (Jono Searle/AAP PHOTOS)

References to "long COVID" should be scrapped according to Queensland's Chief Health Officer after new research found long-term symptoms associated with the virus are the same as other viral infections.

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